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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Southwest Georgia

Live united

three stars

85.92

112 Westover Boulevard Albany, GA 31909
tel: (229) 883-6700   Web Site
EIN: 58-0655156

Board Leadership
Cathi Jones & Levent Gokcen
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Shaunae Motley
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.92 three stars
  Financial 83.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1950, United Way of Southwest Georgia strives to improve peoples' lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities in Southwest Georgia. It aims to bring the diverse aspects of our community together to meet current health and human service needs and to proactively address future issues United Way is in the business of community impact - improving lives by mobilizing communities to create sustained changes in community conditions. Whether it is to improve childcare, tackle the school dropout rate, reduce the number of teenage pregnancies, strengthen families, or provide living assistance to our elderly, United Way brings the community together to identify and address the critical issues here in Southwest Georgia.

Founded in 1950, United Way of Southwest Georgia strives to improve peoples' lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities in Southwest Georgia. It aims to bring the diverse aspects of our community together to meet current health and human service needs and to proactively address future issues United Way is in the business of community impact - improving lives by mobilizing communities to create sustained changes in community conditions. Whether it is to improve childcare, tackle the school dropout rate, reduce the number of teenage pregnancies, strengthen families, or provide living assistance to our elderly, United Way brings the community together to identify and address the critical issues here in Southwest Georgia.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of students receiving information on tobacco use and addiction
200
Number of students receiving information on alcohol and other drug use
200
Number of adults over age 65 with a source of ongoing care
490
Number of adults with disabilities receiving sufficient social and emotional support
245
Number of students receiving homework help
133
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
20
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Southwest Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Georgia (GA) 85.92 three stars
United Way of Ventura County (CA) 96.58 four stars
United Way of Bartholomew County (IN) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (NY) 96.54 four stars
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County (TX) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $622,020
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,776
Total Contributions $625,796
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $625,796
   Other Revenue $989
TOTAL REVENUE $626,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $618,164
   Administrative Expenses $142,005
   Fundraising Expenses $121,025
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $881,194
   
Payments to Affiliates $9,908
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-254,409
   
Net Assets $979,070

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Allocations $590,064 95.5%
Helpline $17,453 2.8%
Volunteer Albany $6,032 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 85.92 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.61 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 77.02 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 77.41 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.18 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 69.98 one star
2013-06 12/22/2014 81.00 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 77.00 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 79.88 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.36 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 69.04 one star
2009-06 11/24/2010 75.15 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 69.67 one star
2006-12 03/01/2008 79.38 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 81.22 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 83.64 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-0655156
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Shaunae Motley CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$86,129 9.77% Lakisha Bryant Bruce Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Southwest Georgia (GA) 85.92 three stars
United Way of Sheboygan County (WI) 90.52 four stars
United Way of South Texas (TX) 91.10 four stars
United Way of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 88.70 three stars
United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area (NY) 87.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Southwest Georgia
112 Westover Boulevard
Albany, GA 31909
tel: (229) 883-6700
fax: (229) 436-6378
EIN: 58-0655156

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 70429
Albany, GA 31708

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Board Leadership

Cathi Jones & Levent Gokcen
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Shaunae Motley
President, CEO

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